Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit https://www.eciu.net/ Informed debate on energy and climate change. en-GB Fri, 23 Jul 2021 01:00:00 +0100 Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:26:55 +0100 100 days to COP26: five issues to watch out for https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/100-days-to-cop26 Fri, 23 Jul 2021 01:00:00 +0100 As of 23rd July, there are only 100 days to the UN climate summit in Glasgow. Five important steps to watch out for in those 100 days. Australia - missing in action as nations step up for COP26 https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/australia-missing-in-action-as-nations-step-up-for-cop26 Thu, 22 Jul 2021 01:00:00 +0100 Australia - wealthy G20 member with higher per-capita emissions than the US, and higher emissions than the UK, despite a population half the size. So why haven't they committed to net-zero yet? Skills - no longer net zero’s Cinderella issue? https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/skills-no-longer-net-zeros-cinderella-issue Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:52:00 +0100 Energy Institute President Steve Holliday welcomes a fresh focus on the net zero skills issue. Public warming up to eco-heating https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/public-warming-up-to-eco-heating Wed, 07 Jul 2021 12:05:00 +0100 It is a question of when, not if, the clean heat revolution will begin. G7 summit: What to expect and what it means for COP26 https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/g7-what-to-expect-what-it-means-for-cop26 Thu, 03 Jun 2021 15:33:00 +0100 G7 Finance Ministers & G7 Leaders meet in the UK in June; what they decide on climate finance could help ensure success at November's Glasgow climate summit. Decarbonising homes will need more than rules and bans https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/decarbonising-homes-will-need-more-than-rules-and-bans Tue, 25 May 2021 11:31:00 +0100 There are numerous options for incentives to decarbonise our homes aside from rules and bans. Peatlands and Trees could be cornerstone of Defra Net Zero Strategy https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/peatlands-and-trees-could-be-cornerstone-of-defra-net-zero-strategy Wed, 19 May 2021 10:42:00 +0100 Defra’s new England Peat and Trees Action Plans attempts to address greenhouse gas emissions from UK's land What to look for in the Government’s buildings decarbonisation plan https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/what-to-look-for-in-the-governments-buildings-decarbonisation-plan Tue, 04 May 2021 15:00:00 +0100 Will the long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy deliver? Time for Treasury to move the net zero debate forward https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/time-for-treasury-to-move-the-net-zero-debate-forward Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:53:00 +0100 The upcoming Net Zero Review could be the missing piece in charging on to net zero Green Homes Grant: turning a mess into a marvel https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/green-homes-grant-turning-a-mess-into-a-marvel Mon, 26 Apr 2021 12:32:00 +0100 Building on a late surge in demand, what lessons can be learned for the successor to the Green Homes Grant? US Climate Summit - what to expect https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/us-leaders-climate-summit-what-to-expect Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:52:00 +0100 On Thursday this week, President Biden – just 93 days into his term of office – welcomes 40 heads of government to a Leaders’ Summit on Climate. COVID: emissions drop, but not from land and agriculture. Why? https://www.eciu.net/blog/2021/agriculture-and-land-use-emissions-refuse-to-fall Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:30:00 +0000 Emissions from green and pleasant land remain steady